Elementary Sales Occupations

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of elementary sales related occupations.


New workers
£ 3,784
£ 16,197
£ 30,838

Available jobs

In the past year there were 32,477 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Wraps and packs goods for customers.

  • Select goods and groceries ordered online by customers, ensuring orders are picked, bagged and stored .

  • Offers shopping baskets to customers entering retail establishments.

  • Collects shopping baskets and trolleys in and around wholesale/retail establishments and positions near entrance to store.

  • Strips old posters from hoardings and fits new posters using brushes and working from a ladder if necessary.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Warehousing

  • Order Processing

  • Order Picking

  • Invoicing

  • Palletizing

  • SAP Applications

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Data Entry

  • Order Management Systems

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Sales

  • Management

  • Organizational Skills

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Operations

  • Problem Solving

  • English Language

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.